Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Elizabeth Clements

Female 1776 - Aft 1814  (> 39 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Clements 
    Birth 1776  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Death Aft 1814  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I59866  Tree1
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2024 

    Father Thomas Clements,   b. 1746, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Mar 1787, Charles County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 41 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Clarkson,   b. Aft 1742, Prince George's County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1792, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 50 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage Abt 1772  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F8499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AH-9, 1785-1788; Page 338. Thomas Clements' Will.
      I, Thomas Clements of CC, am sick & weak of body, but of perfect mind and memory.
      To my brother John Clements - a parcel of land called reformation, provided sd John conveys a tract of land adjoining my plantation, to my heirs.
      To my wife Mary Clements - one half of my land, during her natural life, which half, after my wife's death, to my daughters Elizabeth Clements & Mary Clements, until such time as they are married.
      To my child which my wife is now with child with - that land that I have left to my wife, provided it should be a girl, until she is married.
      To my sons, Frans Ceuaeious Clements & Thomas Clarkson Clements - one half of my land, to be equally divided between them, when they shall arrive to the age of 21 years_
      To my sons, George Henry Clements & Henry Clements [sic] - that half of my land I have left to my wife, after her death, to be equally divided between them.
      To my issue that my wife is now with child with - one third of my land that I have left her, after death, if it should be a son.
      All my personal estate, after my just debts arc paid, to be equally divided among all my children after my wife's thirds are taken out.
      Executrix: my wife. executor: my brother John Clements.
      Signed Oct 28, 1784 - Thos Clements.
      Wit - Dan McPherson, Willm McPherson, Saml Hamilton.
      Probated on Mar 12, 1787 by the executrix and executor and by the oath of witness William McPherson Jr.
      I certify that Francis Covarious Clements, the heir at law, is a minor & not present when the foregoing probates were taken.
      Signed - John Muschett, Regr of Wills.
      On mar 12, 1787, Letters Testamentary were granted to Mary Clements & John Clements; their securities were Archibald Johnson & Leonard Hamilton. Appraisers: William McPherson, Giles Green Jr.
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      Charles County Maryland Will Book AF-11, 1791-1801, {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 303.
      Mary Jenkins, June 26, 1787; November 5, 1795
      I, Mary Jenkins of CC being low and weak in health but of a sound and disposing mind and memory
      Executor: brother John Clements
      To sister Priscilla Edelin, negro Abraham during her natural life an after her decease to Elizabeth Edelin daughter of my sister.
      To Mildred Shercliff wife of William Shercliff, negroes Charity and her daughter Judah, and after her decease to her daughters Elizabeth Shercliff and Mary Shercliff.
      To Mildred Shercliff, wife of William Shercliff, negroes Charity and Judah; after her decease to her daughters Elizabeth and Mary Shercliff
      To Elizabeth Clements, daughter of Thomas Clements deceased, one feather bed and furniture, and twenty pounds current money.
      To Thomas Clements, son of Thomas Clements deceased, twenty pounds current money when he arrives at 21 yrs.
      To Mary Clements, daughter of Thomas Clements deceased, twenty pounds current money when she arrives at 16 yrs.
      To Francis Xaverius Clements, son of Thomas Clements deceased, one cow and calf and one young bay mare.
      To Martha Dyer, daughter of sister Henrietta Dyer deceased, one gold ring.
      To Elizabeth Susanna Clements, daughter of Henry Clements deceased, one gold ring.
      To Mary Hilling {sic Hillen}, daughter of Solomon Hilling {sic Hillen}, one gold ring.
      To Ann Hilling {sic Hillen}, daughter of Solomon Hilling {sic Hillen},one gold ring.
      To the poor of Mattawoman Chapple, five pounds current money
      To the poor belong to the congregation of Pomfret Chapple, five pounds current money.
      To brother John Clements, all the remaining part of my estate after debts paid.
      Signed: June 26, 1787 Mary Jenkins (her mark)
      Wit: Susannah Smallwood, Benjamin Cawood
      (mm note: Solomon Hillen II of Baltimore County, married 1st Martha Wheeler [May 12, 1737-Nov 1769] d/o Thomas Wheeler and 2nd to Martha Clements [1733-1777] sister of Mary {Clements] Jenkins and d/o Francis Clements and Elizabeth McAtee)
      (mm note: Mildred Shircliffe is the d/o Benedict Mudd and Elizabeth Clements)
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1814-1817; Liber IB-11 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 19. At the request of Thomas Clements and Others the following Deed was recorded February 7, 1815
      Whereas John Clements of Francis and his brother Thomas Clements did in their lifetime contract and exchange parcels of land lying and being in Charles County, vizt., The said John Clements of Francis agreed to give and convey unto Thomas Clements a tract called "Hard Bargain" containing 20 acres and lying between the lands of Henry Rozer and a tract called "Small Durham" for a part of a tract called "Reformation" and adjoining the land of John Clements of Francis that sometime before the death of Thomas Clements he made his last will and testament and thereby devise the tract of land to his brother John Clements of Francis, since the said John Clements of Francis has died and conveyed unto his son Francis T. Clements a certain quantity of land within certain bounds and did further devise all the residue of his lands unto Joseph Green so that the tract called "Hard Bargain" intended for the heirs of Thomas Clements above mentioned became the right and title of Joseph Green. Now in consideration of the above premises and for the sum of 10 shillings current money in hand paid by Thomas C. Clements, Elizabeth Clements, Henry Clements and John H. Clements the heirs of Thomas Clements the receipt is whereof is hereby acknowledged the said Joseph Green has bargained and sold by these presents and sold all that parcel of land called "Hard Bargain" on the north side of the Old Woman's Branch. In testimony whereof I have set my hand and affixed my seal this December 31, 1814, Joseph Green, in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Rogerson, Joseph H. Spalding
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      Charles County, Maryland Land Records 1814-1817; Liber IB-11 {Abstract by Mike Marshall}; Page 21. At the request of Thomas Clarkson Clements the following Deed was recorded February 7, 1815
      Indenture made December 31, 1814; Elizabeth Clements, Henry Clements and John Horace Clements in consideration of $2400 current money of United States paid by Thomas Clarkson Clements has sold part of tracts called "Small Profit", "Thomas and Henry", and "Hard Bargain". Signed Elizabeth Clements, Henry Clements J. H. Clements in the presence of and acknowledged before Thomas Rogerson, George H. Spalding

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